Sailing is effortless and comfortable with standard twin headsails, self tacking jib, electric in-mast reefing and Semi-balanced twin rudders.


She has a generous aft cockpit and the option of a lowering bathing platform. Contact us for further information about the new Discovery 48 today. 

  • Discovery 48

Technical Specifications

 Design Dimensions

Overall Length:14.98m 49’1”
Length Waterline (Heeled): 13.05m 42’8”
Beam: 4.46m 14’6”
Draft: 2.25m 7’4”
Displacement: 17,256kg 38,043lbs
Keel weight: 2,130kg 4,696lbs
Air Draft: 21.87m 71’6”

Sail Areas
Main: 58.1m2 625ft²
Self-tacking jib: 45.6m2 491ft²
Furling genoa 140%: 72.5m² 780ft²

Engine: Yanmar 80hp
Fuel: 660 litres 145 US Gals
Water: 488 litres 107 US Gals

- Outstanding performance pointing to 30°
- Fixed keel standard draft 2.25m, Shoal 1.85m
- Solent Rig (twin headstays)
- Self tacking jib

Boat Plans